John abraham Biography

John Abraham FilmographyJohn Abraham has very enticing personality and is admired by many fans especially the females. He is certainly the hottest star in the Indian film industry.

 He took entry in the Indian entertainment industry as a handsome model and has come a long way to make a unique reputation for himself in the Bollywood.

John is often termed as pin-up boy and was selected as the 'Sexiest actor of Bollywood. He is considered a youth idol and girls are allured to him.   

John belongs to Mumbai and was born on 17th December 1972. His father is a Christian architect from Alwaye, Kerala, and his mother, Phiroza Irani, a Parsi from Mumbai. His Parsi name was Farhan, but his father changed it to ‘John’.  He has a younger brother, Alan.

John completed his basic education from Bombay Scottish School. He was brilliant student in school and was captain of the soccer team. He joined Jai Hind College to complete graduation in economics and then completed his Masters at Mumbai Educational Trust.

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He joined as a Media Planner at Enterprise-Nexus, an Ad agency in Mumbai. According to reports, one day a model did not turn up for shoot and John got the chance to fit his place. With this he started his career in modelling.  

John Abraham actually began his acting career when he was offered a role by the producer Pritish Nandy. Though the project was shelved after some shooting, it gave John the opportunity to hone his acting talents.   

John made his debut in Indian film industry with Jism, released in 2003 for which he got huge appreciation. After that the talented star appeared in films such as Saaya’ (2003), ‘Aetbar’ (2004) and ‘Paap’ (2004) but these films did not do well.

John gained huge fame in ‘Dhoom’ (2004), which was a runaway success and his villainous role of ‘Kabir was highly praised. Other films of John like; Kaa’, Viruddh, Water and Garam Masala were average. In ‘Garam Masala,’ John played a comic role and was praised by the audiences. In ‘Water,’ he gained critical appreciation.  

In 2006, John Abraham appeared in "Rockstars Concert", along with Salman Khan, Zayed Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Esha Deol, Shahid Kapoor and Mallika Sherawat.

In acting career, John gave many super hit movies such as; ‘Dhoom’, 'Jism', 'Dostana' ‘New York’.  The success of these movies gave him huge popularity and he has become well established star in Indian Cinema.

In August 2013, John Abraham was seen as an actor-producer in the movie “Madras Cafe.” His is role as an undercover officer was much appreciated, though the film courted controversies.

John has been honoured with Rajiv Gandhi Award for his achievement in Bollywood. In his personal life, John had a long relationship with actress Bipasha Basu but recently they had a break-up. John is fond of bikes and he loves to ride them.

John abraham Latest News

John, Manoj-starrer titled 'Satyameva Jayate'

    Updated On : Apr 05,2018   5:30 pm
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Milap Zaveri's new film starring John Abraham and Manoj Bajpayee has been titled "Satyameva Jayate" and will release on August 15. View More..

'Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran' to now release on May 4

    Updated On : Apr 03,2018   1:22 pm
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) John Abraham-starrer "Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran" will now release on May 4 instead of Friday after its co-producers JA Entertainment and KriArj Entertainment ended up in a lockdown. Its director Abhishek Sharma is happy as the movie's release now coincides with the same month as the Pokhran tests 20 years ago. View More..

Tiger thanks fans for showing love for 'Baaghi 2' (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Apr 02,2018   3:48 pm
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Actor Tiger Shroff has thanked his fans profusely for putting in a good word about his latest action film "Baaghi 2", which has minted over Rs 70 crore in its opening week. View More..

'Parmanu...' to get new release date

    Updated On : Apr 02,2018   11:26 am
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) After terminating a contract with production company KriArj Entertainment in the interest of "Parmanu - The Story Of Pokhran", John Abraham Entertainment on Monday announced the film will soon get a new release date. View More..

'Parmanu...' delay 'doesn't really' affect Diana Penty

    Updated On : Apr 01,2018   6:06 pm
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Actress Diana Penty says she isn't really affected by the delay in the release of her film "Parmanu - The Story Of Pokhran" as she believes in moving on and doing other things. View More..

Bollywood, sports celebrities attend engagement party of Akash Ambani, Shloka

    Updated On : Mar 27,2018   11:02 am
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Akash Ambani, son of Reliance Industries Ltd Chairman Mukesh Ambani, got engaged to Shloka Mehta, daughter of diamond magnate Russell Mehta on Saturday and to celebrate the occasion, a lavish party was thrown on Monday night that witnessed many celebrities attending. View More..

What is it that makes male stars coy about nudity? (Column: Bollywood Spotlight)

    Updated On : Mar 24,2018   11:36 am
Globally, major strides have been taken in cinema as far as gender equality is concerned. But when it comes to nudity, men still prefer to keep themselves clothed even while playing sexually-emboldened characters. View More..

Amruta Khanvilkar finds Manoj Bajpayee kind, comforting

    Updated On : Mar 10,2018   6:16 pm
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Actress Amruta Khanvilkar, who has landed a role in a Manoj Bajpayee-starrer film, finds him kind and says she is excited about discovering him as a co-star gradually. View More..

John Abraham to star in 'Romeo Akbar Walter'

    Updated On : Mar 09,2018   10:54 am
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Actor John Abraham will be starring in "Romeo Akbar Walter", directed by Robbie Grewal. View More..

John Abraham begins shooting for 'SMJ'

    Updated On : Mar 06,2018   11:50 am
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Milap Zaveri along with actor John Abraham have started shooting for their upcoming film "SMJ". View More..

'Pari' co-producer stunned by film's ban in Pakistan

    Updated On : Mar 03,2018   10:54 am
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Evil has no religion, says "Pari" co-producer Prernaa Arora of KriArj Entertainment after the Bollywood horror film was banned in Pakistan for being against religious ethos. View More..

State honours for Sridevi's funeral as lakhs gather to bid farewell (Roundup)

    Updated On : Feb 28,2018   7:20 pm
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Lakhs of people joined film stars and celebrities to bid adieu on Wednesday to the first lady superstar of India Sridevi, who was cremated here with state honours amidst outpouring of grief by her fans. View More..

State honours for Sridevi's funderal, procession is among largest recorded in Mumbai (Third lead)

    Updated On : Feb 28,2018   5:48 pm
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Several lakhs turned up to join a long procession -- among the largest in recent times -- to mark the final journey of actress Sridevi which started near her residence to a crematorium in Vile Parle on Wednesday afternoon. View More..

State honours for Sridevi's funeral, final journey begins

    Updated On : Feb 28,2018   3:40 pm
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Thousands of fans joined a long procession to mark the final journey of veteran Bollywood actress Sridevi, which started from near her residence to a crematorium in Vile Parle this afternoon. View More..

State honours at Sridevi's funeral, thousands mourn her

    Updated On : Feb 28,2018   2:32 pm
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has decided to accord actress Sridevi full state honours at her funeral scheduled later on Wednesday afternoon, official sources said. View More..

Celebs, commoners mourn for Sridevi

    Updated On : Feb 28,2018   12:26 pm
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Thousands of people including celebrities and Bollywood personalities mourned for actress Sridevi here on Wednesday. View More..

Varun gives fans first look into 'October' on V-Day

    Updated On : Feb 14,2018   12:50 pm
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan shared the first look of his upcoming film "October" on digital platforms especially for his fans on Valentine's Day. He says the movie has helped him grow creatively. View More..

The job is getting tougher now: Manoj Bajpayee

    Updated On : Feb 11,2018   5:06 pm
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpayee says he has always explored performance-oriented characters throughout his career, but his job is getting tougher now. View More..

John Abraham's 'Dhoom' act at Auto Expo

    Updated On : Feb 09,2018   6:10 pm
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) "Dhoom" star John Abraham, also known for his fondness for bikes, made a chic entry on a two-wheeler at the ongoing Auto Expo on Friday. View More..

'Pari' scares John Abraham, 'Parmanu' shifts

    Updated On : Feb 03,2018   10:06 am
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) The impending clash between Anushka Sharma's "Pari" and John Abraham's "Parmanu: The Story Of Pokhran" on Holi has been averted. View More..